Glucose Guardians Discovered at the GROCERY Store!

A new meta-analysis suggests that the spices in your kitchen aren’t just bursting with flavor. They could also deliver hidden health benefits.

That’s especially true if you’re concerned about keeping your blood sugar in check. Which, honestly, everyone should be—regardless of whether you’re diabetic or not.

The recent study confirmed that several popular spices (some of which you likely already own) could be tasty and effective glucose guardians.

Picture this: You’re enjoying a cozy cup of ginger tea or savoring a warming sprinkle of cinnamon and a dash of savory black cumin seeds on your morning oatmeal.

But at the SAME time, you’re ALSO keeping your blood sugar levels under control.

How is this possible? Let’s break it down.

According to the analysis published in the journal Nutrients, incorporating more ginger, cinnamon, turmeric, saffron, and black cumin into your diet can help improve glycemic control—in other words, they might help keep your blood sugar levels steady.

For the analysis, researchers examined 77 previous studies that focused on adult patients with type 2 diabetes who were taking a spice supplement.

Black cumin had the BIGGEST impact, decreasing fasting glucose between 17 mg/dL and 27 mg/dL, followed by cinnamon and ginger.

Incredibly, black cumin and ginger were ALSO associated with significant improvements in A1C (a measurement of blood sugar levels over time) and insulin values.

You see, these spices contain powerful bioactive compounds linked to various health benefits, including potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Plus, there’s evidence they can enhance insulin sensitivity, which is crucial for effectively regulating blood sugar levels.

The analysis suggests incorporating these spices into your daily routine could be a tasty and natural way to support better blood sugar management.

But hold your horses—this doesn’t mean you should ditch your diabetes medication and start mainlining cinnamon sticks!

While these findings ARE promising, it’s essential to remember that spices are not a substitute for medical treatment. They’re a complementary solution that, if you’re lucky, could reduce (or erase) your need for medications over time.

Always consult your doctor before making significant changes to your diet or medication regimen.

So, how can you incorporate these blood sugar-busting spices into your routine? The options are practically endless!

Sprinkle a spoonful of cinnamon on your morning toast, add a dash of ginger to your stir-fries, or get creative with black cumin seeds in your favorite curry recipes. Not only will you be adding a burst of flavor to your dishes, but you’ll also be giving your health a tasty boost.

So, go ahead, spice up your life, and savor the sweet taste of better health!

P.S. Plus, beware of this food additive that SABOTAGES blood sugar.

Source:

Garza, M. C., Antonia, M., & Jarauta, E. Effect of Aromatic Herbs and Spices Present in the Mediterranean Diet on the Glycemic Profile in Type 2 Diabetes Subjects: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Nutrients, 16(6), 756. doi. org /10.3390 /nu16060756

Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Written By Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
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